The family Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838, currently includes 40 species assigned to eight genera (Ng et al.
Family Grapsidae MacLeay, 1838 Genus Geograpsus Stimpson, 1858 Geograpsus crinipes Dana, 1851
In many cases, only the first zoeal stage had been described for species in the family Grapsidae because of the difficulties in culturing larvae using techniques commonly employed in the laboratory for the later larval stages of various species of Brachyura (Guerao et al.
crinipes correspond to those that define the zoeae of Grapsidae according to Fransozo et al.
Morphology and growth of the larval stages of Geograpsus lividus (Crustacea, Brachyura), with the descriptions of new larval characters for the Grapsidae and an undescribed setation pattern in extended developments.
The first zoeal stage of two species of Grapsidae (Decapoda, Brachyura) and a key to such larvae from the Brazilian coast.